- 1) Uttered in a monotone; monotonous.
- 2) mathematics said of a function that either never decreases or never increases as its independent variable increases.
- 3) of or using the Greek system of diacritics which discards the breathings and employs a single accent to indicate stress.
- 4) Of, pertaining to, or uttered in, a monotone; monotonous.
- 5) (Math.) Always increasing or always decreasing, as the value of the independent variable increases; -- of a function.
- 6) sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch
- 7) of a sequence or function; consistently increasing and never decreasing or consistently decreasing and never increasing in value
- 8) Monotonous.
- 1) having an unvarying tone or pitch
- 2) tedious, repetitious or lacking in variety
- 3) Sounded or spoken in an unvarying tone.
- 4) Tediously repetitious or lacking in variety. synonym: boring.
- 5) Uttered in one unvarying tone; continued with dull uniformity; characterized by monotony; without change or variety; wearisome.
- 6) tediously repetitious or lacking in variety
- 7) sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch
- 1) ‘The S-N curve for a pure metal will be a monotonic function with N increasing as stress decreases.’
- 2) ‘The number above each segment gives the rank of the absolute value of the monotonic increase or decrease.’
- 3) ‘The logarithm is only one of many nonlinear but monotonic functions that can be applied to measurements prior to analysis.’
- 4) ‘What leads us astray is the assumption that interval calculations can be based on end points alone, which is true only for monotonic functions.’
- 5) ‘In contrast to an undiluted probe surface, the hybridization signals exhibited a tendency of monotonic decrease with increasing ionic strength.’
- 1) It is boring and monotonous.
- 2) Yet press stories about data breaches keep appearing with monotonous regularity because too many businesses both large and small still take a half-hearted approach to data protection.
- 3) The monotonous work involves stitching clothes alongside hundreds of other women.
- 4) Passes went astray with a monotonous regularity while players often ran down blind alleys.
- 5) But the monologue form in itself becomes monotonous.
- 6) And the monotonous speaker soon becomes a bore.
- 7) You could try blaming your teachers' inability to impart knowledge on their boring and monotonous voices.
- 8) That would only produce a dull, monotonous sound.
- 9) We hear many tales of goalscorers being in a rich vein where they hit the back of the net with almost monotonous regularity.
- 10) Single people can cook in bulk then heat up portions from the fridge, but that gets monotonous.
- 11) Sorry if it gets monotonous.
- 12) It was very monotonous work.
- 13) Life was dull, monotonous, and sodden with cynicism.
- 14) It's a dull, monotonous life.
- 15) The major disadvantage of programmed instruction for most pupils lies in the absence of interpersonal relationships, so that many pupils find this technique monotonous and boring.
- 16) He was surprised how badly dressed the British were, and he was surprised at how boring and monotonous the food was.
- 17) ‘Interning is tiresome, in a dull and wholly monotonous sort of way, especially on Mondays.’
- 18) ‘Say goodbye to eating dull, monotonous and insipid food day after day.’
- 19) ‘It's like having an incredibly monotonous and dull job where you sit around doing virtually nothing in complete silence.’
- 20) ‘Imagine how dull and monotonous the interiors of a house would look but for these fresh burst of hues.’
- 21) ‘The rainy season is over, with its dull, monotonous grey skies and unpleasant humid rain.’
- 22) ‘When practice sessions become monotonous, players lose interest and focus.’
- 23) ‘The dominant grey of the shacks gives the area a dull, monotonous appearance, aggravated by the absence of trees.’
- 24) ‘With monotonous regularity the action is carried out in the name, though not explicit in the article, of tolerance.’
- 25) ‘While this doesn't happen all the time, it does happen with monotonous regularity.’
- 26) ‘I'm sure someone will present me with some kind of horridly boring monotonous work any minute now.’
- 27) ‘It must get quite mechanical, if not monotonous - do you find yourself just going through the motions?’
- 28) ‘The very nature of popular film is to provide an escape from daily reality and monotonous routines.’
- 29) ‘Taking some time out from a boring monotonous chore is truly worth all the hard work.’
- 30) ‘It could have been interesting, too, but it was just monotonous and redundant.’
- 31) ‘It was the same monotonous gray as the lighting in this dreary place, and was definitely cement.’
- 32) ‘He said research showed that up to 20 per cent of accidents on monotonous roads such as motorways were related to tiredness.’
- 33) ‘Many a manager agrees that voices lose novelty and impact, their ideas age, their approach can become monotonous.’
- 34) ‘The trek was a bit monotonous at times - I wanted to go faster - but it was relaxing, enjoyable and worth the sore backside.’
- 35) ‘I love the games but training is a bit monotonous really.’
- 36) ‘But when does joyous, mantric reiteration tip over into something more sinister, or worse, monotonous?’
- 37) ‘The monotonous sound of his voice gave way to music as soon as I pressed the play button again.’
- 38) ‘This is perfect for business trips or for drowning out the monotonous sound of that copier next to your cube.’
- 39) ‘She muttered to herself as she bore the monotonous sounds of the line ringing.’
- 40) ‘Sadly, the mix isn't a great one given the sheer volume of dull tracks on offer that quickly blend into one monotonous sound.’
- 41) ‘The same monotonous footsteps pound the floor, and finally stop moving when they approach a doorway.’
- 42) ‘The teachers voice was monotonous as he replied, looking somewhat angry, or flustered.’
- 43) ‘Winnie picked up the phone and a monotonous voice came out of the speaker.’
- 44) ‘Kel absent-mindedly chewed on the end of her pencil as she let her teacher's monotonous voice rolled over her.’
- 45) ‘She cleared her throat before the monotonous beep and began.’
- 46) ‘His voice was monotonous, expressionless and cold, like he'd only just mastered the art of speaking and was none too skilled at it.’
- 47) ‘Instead, she moved further into the room and began to speak in a calming, but monotonous voice.’
- 48) ‘It was a sound low and monotonous at first; then rising, becoming shaped by rhythm and chorused cadence.’
- 49) ‘The only sound to be heard was the monotonous hum of the engine as the car continued its trek down the long quiet street.’
- 50) ‘The noise, monotonous and unrelenting, brought him back to consciousness.’
- 51) ‘She awoke the next day, as her alarm clock let out a monotonous but loud beep.’
- 52) ‘He's talking to me with his head turned away and his voice monotonous and unfeeling.’
- 53) ‘The monotonous hum of words out of the undertaker's mouth was slowly lulling my mind into some kind of stasis.’
- 54) ‘Before being shown into a shed, I could hear the miserable monotonous droning, or pecking noises of the birds.’
- 55) ‘A click, a pause and the monotonous hum of the dialtone left me feeling weary and drained.’
- 56) ‘If that wasn't torturous enough, my alarm clock began to ring in its dull, monotonous tone.’